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NBC
Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm EDT
>>> rupert murdoch says he's shocked appalled and ashamed. protesters flattered him with white foam and a pie dish. we'll have all the reaction from the testimony over the phone hacking. >>> two adults and three children were taken to the hospital this afternoon after a large tree limb fell on them here at a park in southeast. the group was part of the people's church summer vacation bible cam. >> they were participating in a fun day at garfield park in the 600 block of third street southeast. several children were marching around the tree when this limb fell on them. >> the guys were playing on the tree. all of a sudden we heard this crack and we saw the branchs come down on them. some of them were able to fall from under the brafrmg, some of them the brafrmgs fell on them, so we had to take some to the hospital. it happened so fast, i don't know what to say. it's too bad we were out in the park playing, nobody was doing anything dangerous, something just happened. >> all five people suffered nonlife threatening injuries. pat collins is at the park this afternoon and we'll have a f
NBC
Jul 21, 2011 4:00pm EDT
protester tried to put a foam pie in the face of rupert murdoch. his wife wendi stepped in during -- this all occurred during the phone hacking hearings. >>> the couple is now the talk of the town in london. what we're learning about the murdochs and their marriage, coming u >>> more moms and dads are friending their kids on facebook. a survey commission by an internet security company finds 55% of parents keep tabs on their kids' status updates, wall posts and facebook friends. some parents confess their sole reason for getting a facebook page is so they can spy on their kids. out of parents not doing it, some say they would do it if they only knew how to do it. >>> the latest now on the hacking scandal that is still making headlines in the united kingdom. rupert murdoch and his wife wendi are back home in new york after an intense session with the british parliament. london is still buzzing about the session. martin fletcher reports. >> reporter: the murdochs look happy to be home after tuesday's grilling by british parliament members. a new york welcome. >> nice left, wendi. >> reporte
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
is affecting news course business. today the prime minister nick clay called on rupert murdoch to back down on his deal to merge with a british tv network. met with the parents of 13-year-old millie douler. "news into of the world" hacked into her phone after she was murdered. in its time, he said, it's time to do the decent and sensible thing and back off this deal. stephanie gosk, london. >>> that's news4 at 4:00. news4 at 5:00 starts right now. >>> tonight on news4 at 5:00, a star student murdered in maryland. why the fbi thinks she may have been the victim in a child porn ring. >>> debt showdown. it's down to the wire and tonight president obama delivers an ultimatum to lawmakers to hammer out a deal. >>> code orange conditions across our region. and tomorrow could be even worse. >>> and this truck will soon be rolling out. it's not serving food, but it could make you rich. >>> and good afternoon. we have a busy afternoon. i'm wendy rieger. >> and i'm jim handly. we begin now with breaking news out of montgomery county, where i-270 has been shut down because of a major gas mai
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, didn't we? >>> coming up on news4 at 4:00, media mogul rupert murdoch could be facing questions from the u.k. and the u.s. because of the hacking scandal still rocking great britain. >>> and did you mix potions when you were at camp? >>> to being a routine. >> radcliffe says "deathly hallows part 2" is his favorite movie in the series. >>> and while kids across the country are gearing up for the movie, the harry potter experience is also extending to one summer camp. jerryd hensaw shows us how some kids in virtue remember virginia are having a little fun with fantasy and learning a lesson in chemistry at the same time. >> reporter: smoking marshmallows, flaming jars and exploding balloons. it's all part of the potions class at hogwarts summer camp. >> somebody is under the influence of the poly juice possession or i am peer i couldn't say curse. >> she teaches a course with a chemistry professor. >> they're getting a sense of what it's like to be in that kind of atmosphere. potions is kind of a cross between chemistry and what's called herbology. >> reporter: she was the very first p
NBC
Jul 7, 2011 4:00pm EDT
scandal is under way now in the united kingdom, involving a popular newspaper. the rupert murdoch tabloid is accused of hacking the cell phones of several individuals. >> the "news of the world" tabloid will print its last edition sunday. >> reporter: this is the result of the closing of this newspaper, this 168-year-old newspaper sunday that few people saw coming, even though this story has really been propelled to the next level. what did that, what caused it to go next level, is not just celebrities whose cell phones and voice mails have been hacked. >> if it's true, if this has happened, i would like to see everyone responsible in court. >> reporter: regular people, people in desperate and difficult circumstances. the relative of crime victims, the victims of brutal crimes, and now the insinuation, the allegation, that relatives of british soldiers killed in action in afghanistan or iraq were themselves alleged victims of cell phone hacking, their messages and voice mails also eaves dropped upon by whoever at the "news of the world" was responsible for it. and that's what thein queere
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 4:00pm EDT
an emergency session of parliament. the questioning came one day after news corp. ceo rupert murdoch faced a parliamentary inquiry. we're in london with the latest. >> reporter: it was a wild day in britain's emergency session of parliament today. the focus shifted from rupert murdoch to britain's prime minister, david cameron. but the prime minister's case is about poor judgment and nothing to do with any crimes. david cameron defended himself for hiring a former editor of "news of the world" andy callson as his communications chief even though he may have known about the phone hacking. >> i have said very clearly that if it turns out andy coulson knew about the hacking at the "news of the world" he would not only have lied to me, but to the police, to a select committee, to the press complaints commission and perjuried himself in a court of law. >> reporter: cameron was advised against hiring him, did it anyway, and was forced to resign and arrested last week. he said in parliament that cameron was guilty of a gross error in judgment. >> it's not about hindsight, mr. speaker. it's not ab
NBC
Jul 29, 2011 4:00pm EDT
on board died. >>> a british man was convicted today for throwing that pie in rupert murdoch's face. jonathan may bohls pled guilty to assault and harassment. may bohls hurled a pie at murdoch. he will be back in court on tuesday to hear his sentence. >>> starting tonight, it may get noisy for those of you who live along the potomac near reagan national. the airport is beginning a three-month pile-driving project as it upgrades the approach lights on the main runway. those lights are located on a pier in the river. airport officials say the work has to be done at night to avoid interfering with the daily flight schedule. that work begins at 11:00 tonight. it will be going on until 6:00 each morning. crews will also be paving and milling the runway while the pier work is being done. >>> today president obama and auto industry officials unveiled a landmark deal to boost fuel efficiency standards. nbc's kristen dahlgren has more on this move that will reshape what americans drive. ♪ >> reporter: just a short drive from the white house, president obama announced new fuel efficiency st
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